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Introducing our new AppDynamics Technical Certification Badges!


revised June 29, 2021

Hello AppDynamics Candidates!


We've got some exciting news! The AppDynamics University Team is proud to announce the launch of our new official certification badges. Validate and promote your knowledge with our industry-recognized accreditations. 


Digital badges are the best tool to highlight your AppDynamics certifications and achievements on your online profiles, resumes and more. Join the group of AppDynamics certified professionals who are already sharing their skills this way.


Read through to see if any questions you may have are answered here. If you have any additional questions to ask, feel free to leave a comment below. 


Note: We will update this community post regularly, so please stay tuned for upcoming badge news. Click the 3-dot menu and then choose Subscribe, if you want notifications.


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What are badges?

AppDynamics has included digital badges as an additional way for you to share and validate your achievements. These badges provide a secure and verifiable way to share your professional story. 


A digital badge consists of an image and metadata that are uniquely linked to you and your achievement. Your digitally shared credential grants viewers immediate access to validated information that features your knowledge and skills and verifies its issuance by Cisco and AppDynamics.

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What badges are being offered?


We currently offer the following certifications: 


Certification badges are awarded after success in passing one of our certification exams. These examinations exemplify the most comprehensive knowledge of AppDynamics monitoring systems and, depending on the certification attained, one's ability to deploy the technology on-premises. 

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How do I earn an AppDynamics technical certification badge? 

First register for one of our three certification tracks.

Next, complete the recommended courses within the applicable Learning Plan at AppDynamics University and review the preparation guide.


Please note: The offered badges listed are subject to change over time

AppDynamics partners with Credly to deliver its Professional badges through their Acclaim platform. For a comprehensive view of our badge offerings, please visit our official Credly page.


Once you've successfully passed or completed your exam or course, Credly, our official badging partner, will send you email instructions for accepting and downloading your badge! 


Learn more about other Cisco Certifications on the Cisco Learning Network.

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Use an AppDynamics digital badge to...

  • Enhance your professional brand by sharing your digital badges on any online platform: Social media, email signature, resume, website, online portfolio and more.
  • Enable employers to quickly validate your certifications and achievements.
  • Search for new job opportunities and compare salaries related to your certifications.
  • Receive personalized certification recommendations, based on your earned credentials.

For more information regarding AppDynamics Certification Policies, Terms & Conditions, please read here.


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What if I have passed an exam in the past?

Our system records account for all past candidates and students, allowing them to access their digital badges at any time on the Credly platform.


We are still in the process of rolling out badges, which we expect to expand over the next one or two months. If you know you are certified already but have not yet received an email from Cisco via Credly, please send us an email inquiry. This is only applicable for active certifications and courses, which are subject to update.

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Additional Resources


If you have any additional questions or concerns, feel free to contact us at or comment below. We can't wait to see what badges you will collect!

- AppDynamics University Team

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Thanks for coming up with these badges. 


Great looking badges Certification Team @Johanna.Au and @Graeme.Johnston !

Thanks @Gaurav.Gupta and @Rafael.Ielo! We're so glad you both appreciate them! Please share the news with your colleagues!